eNews@East Asia and the Pacific

Issue 9 | June 8 2011
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Lao People's Democratic Republic


Viet Nam


Opiate and ATS picture worsens in SE Asia - response required

Vientiane (the Lao People's Democratic Republic), 7 June 2011
The international community has taken its eye off the drug control ball in East and South-East Asia. Urgent steps are required to respond to two worrying trends. This was the message from UNODC at the recently-concluded Ministerial meeting in Lao PDR on drug control covering six countries of the Greater Mekong Sub-region - Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam.



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